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The CVMA Welcomes Dr. Kathy Keil to its Veterinary Wellness Advisory Group

October 25, 2019

The CVMA is pleased to welcome Dr. Kathy Keil as a member of its Veterinary Wellness Advisory Group.Flora and Dr. Kathy Keil

Dr. Keil studied cognitive and neuropsychology in her undergraduate and graduate psychology degrees prior to attending veterinary school. She has training in Mental Health First Aid, safeTALK suicide awareness, ASIST suicide intervention, and is licensed to teach safeTALK.

She regularly teaches suicide awareness and basic intervention skills to veterinary professionals and ways for them to take care of their own mental well-being.

She is a member of the ABVMA Member Wellness Committee and a technical services veterinarian with Merck Animal Health. She is the leading force behind the Merck-CVMA It’s Time to Talk about Mental Health in Veterinary  Medicine Awareness Campaign.